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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A subfamily of anatine birds, of the family Anatidæ, including the fresh-water ducks or river-ducks, typified by the restricted genus Anas.
  • In conchology, a group of bivalve mollusks related to the clams, now restricted to the family Anatinidæ (which see). Lamarck.

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